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Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
for more details. but he told nbc's andrea mitchell that it should not be a partisan issue. >> the republicans are working overtime to try to exploit a very normal, run of the course, administrative letter that we agreed to on a bipartisan basis in our committee, simply to get some additional questions put in front of the state department. >> reporter: republicans also question how good the investigation can be when security concerns have stopped an fbi team from getting to the crime scene, having to work instead from libya's capitol city of tripoli, 400 miles away. a official said that while that is limited, it is more important to question people in libya thought to know about the attack. and he says the process is yielding more valuable information. one other note, peter king, chairman of the house committee, said that ambassador susan rice should resign because of her statement. >>> all right, we want to turn to andrea mitchell, chief foreign correspondent, and andrea how rare is it for the intelligence committee to come out and acknowledge they got it wrong initially,
Sep 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
-court press on the road to the convention. tonight chuck todd and andrea mitchell on what the president needs to do. >>> new evacuations in the gulf. the storm is gone but tonight the danger isn't over. >>> deadly summer in one of america's biggest cities. how residents are fighting to take back the streets. >>> they're going for gold once again tonight in london with kate middleton there cheering them on. >>> and in the doghouse. good dogs, bad behavior and pet owners around the world adding their canine criminals to the lineup. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc news world head quarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. >>> good evening. president obama is on the campaign trail tonight hitting states that are sure to be hotly contested and sharpening the attacks and talking points that are likely to frame this week's democratic convention in charlotte. that will include the charge that mitt romney and republicans are pushing failed economic policies of the past. as democrats prepare to take center stage they'll face the challenge of convincing
Sep 3, 2012 10:00am PDT
moments from now. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in charlotte. obviously these crowds are here for the democratic national convention. the big headline greeting them today is at dnc begins, romney gains. a new poll today shows that romney is now up by four, outside the margin of error, in a state the president won barely four years ago. joining me now to talk about all of this and the democratic re-election strategy, nancy pelosi. welcome. you obviously have a cheering section here and a lot of happy democrats. the sun is shining and this is a very big day but let's talk about that poll that greeted them today, the headlines in the paper. it is a struggle in north carolina. this is a state after all that passed an amendment to its state constitution against gay rights so you have a conservative state, you have 9.6% unemployment in north carolina. what's the strategy? >> well, the president, obviously the presidential race is about the long run. in this case, we are coming right out of the republican convention where there's a little bump for romney. the race is still a statisti
Sep 24, 2012 10:00am PDT
thumb's down. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in new york overlooking the new york public library, site of our education nation summit. all of the top newsmakers and policymakers in the field with us today. first our daily fix, politics, the campaign re-set for mitt romney is under way. romney and paul ryan are intensifying their focus on swing states, romney starting today in colorado before joining paul ryan in ohio where a new poll today has president obama breaking past 50%. joining me now, chris cizilla msnbc contributor and managing editor of host this is the biggest edge that the president has had in ohio so far. and what does it mean that the romney/ryan campaign are focusing on ohio as well, the president will be going to toledo all roads leading to ohio later this week? >> that's right. look, andrea, what it means is history is close to determinative as it relates to republicans, ohio and the presidency, which is no republican presidential candidate, no republican presidential candidate, has been elected president without winning ohio. i think the bus tour
Sep 11, 2012 10:00am PDT
>>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports" a day of remembrance. today marks 11 years since the attacks of september 11th. the presidential candidates put campaigning on hold while across the country and world, people pause to remember. >> at the white house, moment of silence, marking the moment the first plane hit the north tower. ♪ >> at the pentagon, where 184 people died, president obama and defense secretary panetta spoke of not just what was lost, but what was gained on 9/11. >> as painful as this day is and always will be, it leaves us with a lesson, that no single event can ever destroy who we are, no act of terrorism can ever change what we stand for. >> in trying to attack our strengths, the terrorists unleashed our greatest strength, the spirit and the will of americans to fight for their country. >> in pennsylvania, vice president biden paid tribute to the heroic passengers of flight 93. >> what they did, for this country, is still etched in the minds of not only you, but millions of americans forever. >> on capitol hill, lawmakers of both political parties st
Sep 28, 2012 10:00am PDT
. >> first down. >> thank god that's over. good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in new york. five days to go until the first debate both sides are playing the expectations game. what we know is this prime time event is a crucial matchup for two candidates shadow boxing for months. rachel maddow will be angering our debate coverage starting at 8:00 on msnbc, 8:00 eastern and she joins me now to set the stage in our daily fix today. great to have you here. >> thanks. good to be with you. >> with the excitement about the debate one of the things you've been pointing out is, neither side have been talking about afghanistan. >> yeah. >> really the president as well. certainly not mitt romney. we've got people stationed, men and women, stationed in afghanistan and they're not talking about the war. you did a great segment on that last night. >> at least a long segment. 68 -- >> for good reasons. >> 68,000 americans who are really incredibly talented, incredible resources for our country, people in the prime of their lives risking their lives every day right now and in 2004, in that presidential ca
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm EDT
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Sep 7, 2012 10:00am PDT
that they've had for the last 30 years. tax cuts -- >> right now on "andrea mitchell reports" president obama today in portsmouth, new hampshire right now. the morning after. will the weak august jobs report wipe out any bump that the president might have gotten from his convention? >>> republicans are pouncing today. paul ryan on cnbc and mitt romney just now in iowa. >> i think that the message from last night was that the president's plan is four more years of the four last years, and i don't think the american people want four more years of the four last years. >> this is not what president obama promised. i would argue this is the result of failed leadership in washington, bad fiscal policy coming from the administration. >> you didn't elect me to tell you what you wanted to hear. you elected me to tell you the truth. and the truth is it will take more than a few years for us to solve challenges that have built up over decades. >> last night, the president pleaded for patience. he also turned mitt romney's policies into punch lines. >> all they have to offer is the same prescriptio
Sep 10, 2012 10:00am PDT
>>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports" bounce or no bounce? the president definitely got a post-convention lift, thanks to the owner of a florida pizza shop. what does the secret service have to say about that? and with both campaigns acknowledging that president obama is ahead, romney and ryan are still refusing to give any details about their tax plan. >> give me an example of a loophole you will close. >> i can tell you people at the high end, high income taxpayers will have fewer deductions and exemptions. those numbers will come down. >> right now say right now -- >> because we want to do this -- we want to this debate in the public. pe want to have this debate with congress. >> in chicago, teachers go on strike. hundreds of thousands of working families are caught with no place to send their kids. most of whom rely on schools for subsidized meals. >> this is totally unnecessary, it's avoidable and our kids do not deserve this. >> and can you hear me now? president obama struggles with an iphone at a florida phone bank. >> hold on, hold on. hold on. i can do this. i still h
Sep 19, 2012 10:00am PDT
. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. mitt romney talking about something barack obama supposedly said 14 years ago, hoping to change the subject, from what romney said to wealthy donors in boca raton last may as captured on the hidden camera. with 48 days until election day romney faces challenges. according to our new nbc news swaults journal poll with the president hitting 50% approval, a first for president obama dead even with governor romney when it comes to is better equipped to handle the economy, joining me for our daily fix, chris cizilla, and chuck todd, nbc news political director and host of "the daily rundown." and chief white house correspondent. and chief poll meister. let's go to the polls. >> yeah. >> to the numbers, guys. chuck, first to you, what is the most significant take away from our new readings? >> it's a fact that two things. one is independents and its wasn't just democrats that became more optimistic about the economy, but a good chunk of independents did too, whether it was on the indicators of are you going to be better off over the next
Sep 20, 2012 10:00am PDT
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Sep 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
us to andrea mitchell who will have one of the best seats in the house, just off the podium here, with a preview of the first lady's appearancen to the, andrea? >> reporter: good evening, brian. michelle obama is a political superstar, much more popular than her husband. once a reluctant campaigner, now she's a woman with a mission. michelle obama is now a political pro and her husband's best campaigner. hardly needing to practice with the teleprompters or getting a feel for the stage. aids say she will try to project empathy toward struggling middle class families and motivate women voters. >> this election ladies is a choice about supporting women and families in this country. >> reporter: the president said he'll be watching at the white house. >> i'm going to be at home and watching it with our girls, and i am going to try not to let them see their daddy cry. because when michelle starts talking, i start getting all misty. >> reporter: ryan seacrest asked mrs. obama about ann romney's speech. >> ann romney wants to be the new first lady, she gave a much buzzed about speech at
Sep 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
foreign correspondent, andrea mitchell, with more on the response and much more on the dedicated american diplomat, who again has been killed on the job. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, the president consoled the grieving, saying that no act would shake the resolve on a great nation. barack obama vowed to bring the killers to justice. >> the libyans helped others to safety and carried steven's body to the hospital, where we learned he had died. >> reporter: the president then paid a condolence call on the shaken officers, suffering the first killing of an ambassador in the line of duty in 33 years. >> today, many americans are asking, indeed i asked myself how could this happen? how could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped to save from destruction? >> reporter: the sad irony, 52-year-old ambassador stevens served twice previously in libya, and led america's out reach during the war. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> it is a sad day in my life. i know chris personally. he is my tennis partner, he comes to
FOX News
Sep 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
't have a natural disaster on politics. one thing that andrea mitchell didn't mention was that during katrina you had a democratic governor of louisiana, a democrat i can mayor of new orleans, bush repeatedly asked do you want me to send the troops in the governor said no so his hands were tied. >> and sam of cnn quoted as saying, you know, we're a news organization, we can walk and chew gum at the same time and i think that news networks are supposed to be able to handle more than one story at the time. >> the republicans didn't want a split screen of the storm and the republican convention. >> at least one was news. >> we'll see if god sends a hurricane to punish the democrats. first, if you see something that you feel shows evidence of media bias. e-mails us at fox news >> up next, did hollywood producers get top secret details from the white house? >> did the white house leak key details of the covert bin laden mission to hollywood producers? are the media pushing for answers or are they protecting the president? that's next. on news watch. ore out your still-beating he
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Sep 1, 2012 8:30pm PDT
or thursday. >> andrea mitchell mentioned the photo of president bush flying over and not landing in new orleans during katrina. he later said look, anytime a president goes anywhere you have to have all kinds of motorcade coverage, you have to police, and emt's and it's just a logistical nightmare and that's why i stayed away, but that doesn't get covered. >> welcome, i think it is being covered because president obama has just made, had the samith respect to a visit down there. >> he's going there monday. >> he's going there on monday. >> and says he wants to give things a chance to cool, to settle down. exactly, and i think that people do understand though at the time, it was not the fact that president bush flew over that disaster area, as much as the fact that it was such a disaster earlier because fema and the people who are supposed to do their jobs in the federal government hadn't done them and people died, a thousand, over a thousand people died. >> i thought the best, which was rush limbaugh who said that the national hurricane service purposely tells you where the storm is goi
Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
begin our coverage tonight with nbc's andrea mitchell. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: to the mournful tones of "nearer my god to thee," the caskets came home, four public servants, arriving to the embrace of family and the secretary of state, brought together in grief. >> today, we bring home four americans who gave their lives for our country, and our values. >> reporter: four americans, the president said, who knew the danger and accepted it. they didn't simply embrace the american ideal, they lived it. >> glenn dougherty never shied from adventure, he believed in his life he could make a difference, by the calling as a navy seal. tyrone woods spent two decades as a navy seal, multiple tours in iraq and afghanistan. >> he had the arms of a healer and warrior. earning the distinction as a certified medic. >> reporter: sean smith, serving in the air force and then the foreign service. >> he knew the perils of this calling. >> reporter: they loved service and enjoyed adventure, none more than the one-time peace corp volunteer who became the ambassador to a war-torn nation. chris steven's sis
Sep 18, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tax set off an immediate flurry of fact checking. and tonight, nbc's andrea mitchell has our reality check. >> reporter: it started a year ago as a conservative reaction to occupy wall street's battle cry that they were the 99%. conservative blogger erick erickson declared he was the 53%. taxpayers subsidizing people in his words so they can hang out on wall street and complain. others chimed in. it quickly became a tea party mantra. >> today only 53% of americans pay federal income tax. 47% of americans pay nothing. >> reporter: what are the facts? it's true that approximately 47% of americans do not pay federal income taxes, as mitt romney said. but not because they are living off of the 53%. >> in fact, about 60% of people who don't pay federal income taxes have jobs. and nearly half the rest are elderly who are retired. they had jobs and they're now no longer working. these are hardly people who are sitting around living off the government gold. >> reporter: they say 44% who don't pay federal income taxes are elderly, retirees living on social security. another 30% get child tax
Sep 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
's andrea mitchell in washington, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, the romney campaign fought back furiously today, trying to change the subject from mitt romney's comments caught on tape, to a then state senator, barack obama in atlanta today, mitt romney tore into the president, accusing him of wanting to redistribute the wealth, based on a tape he heard years past. >> he said yes, he believes in redistribution, i don't, i believe the way to help others have higher income, is not to take from some, give to others, but to create wealth for everybody. >> reporter: romney is talking comments then state senator obama made four years ago about making government more efficient >> i think the trick is to make government systems that pool resources, and hence facilitate some redistribution, because i actually believe in redistribution, at least at a certain level to make sure everybody has a shot. >> reporter: he referred to his comments in 2008. >> my idea is if it is good for folks from the bottom up, it is good for everybody. if you spread the wealth around, it is good for everybody.
Sep 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
it does mean. our chief correspondent, andrea mitchell, good evening. >>> good evening, tonight, the white house confirmed the attack was an act of terror, officials say by al qaeda members. but big whens remain about when it was planned and why initial reports were wrong under heavy guard, secretary of state hillary clinton, arriving in libya today to attend a memorial service for the americans killed there. now that the fbi is on scene, the u.s. acknowledged reports of a protest gone wild were wrong. on air force one, the press secretary, jay carney says it was self-evident that what happened in benghazi was a terrorist attack. president obama was asked about that today >> what we do know is that the natural protests that arose because of the outrage over the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm u.s. interests. >> reporter: intelligence officials now believe it could have been a planned attack all along, looking like a protest. today, officials briefed top members of congress. >> i think the story now is that there was not a demonstration. this
Sep 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
andrea mitchell with us from our washington bureau, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, tonight, the administration is scrambling to deal with the outrage over the video, and looking at egypt's new leader. in colorado, president obama signalled his resolve to find the killers of the four americans. >> i want people to hear me from all over who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. >> reporter: but america's allies, dictators, are gone, and the u.s. is not happy with mohamed morsi's initial failure to protect the embassy. so last night, mr. obama seemed to be lowering egypt's status. >> i don't think we would consider them an ally, but we don't consider them a new enemy. they are a new government trying to find its way. >> reporter: later, president obama called morsi, saying he needed to protect the embassy. today, he said they did not intend to down grade egypt, which gets one and a half billion in aid, second only to israel and afghanistan. billion the u.s. and afghan but they no longer have a compass for the region. >> it is difficult seeing these images on t
Sep 13, 2012 1:00am PDT
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Sep 5, 2012 10:00am PDT
>>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports," raining on their parade. bad weather forces the democrats to scrap plans for an outdoor stadium finale tomorrow night. shutting out 65,000 ticket holders. but nothing can dampen the opening night fireworks. first lady michelle obama electrified the delegates, making the case for a second term. >> after so many struggles and triumphs and moments that have tested my husband in ways i never could have imagined, i have seen first-hand that being president doesn't change who you are. no, it reveals who you are. >> the president and first daughters watched from the white house as michelle obama talked about politics and family. >> at the end of the day, my most important title is still mom in chief. my daughters are still the heart of my heart and the center of my world. >> and the keynoter, san antonio mayor julian castro, with a personal story representing the future of the democratic party. >> my family's story isn't special. what's special is the america that makes our story possible. my mother fought hard for civil rights so tha
Sep 14, 2012 10:00am PDT
. i'm andrea mitchell, live in washington. joining us, chris elissa managing editor of post and chuck todd, chief white house correspondent, political director and host of "the daily run down" here on msnbc. chuck, to you and you chris, the foreign policy debate this week that we've seen mitt romney coming out while the state department is still trying to identify bodies, notify next of kin with a sharp attack, didn't have his facts right and a lot of criticism about that, but now also criticism from republicans of not laying out his foreign policy vision and criticism of the president. where did he follow up with the arab spring? how has he handled all this? a foreign policy debate in a campaign that's been all about the economy. >> by the way, we know what's striking about hearing mccain say this, he did it out of frustration, our producer was saying there were constant questions about this and he was basically saying look i've asked mitt romney, it was more of john mccain going, i've told mitt romney he ought to lay this out in a vision speech type of thing. he's give
Sep 17, 2012 10:00am PDT
'm andrea mitchell live in washington. with 50 days to go team obama is monitoring an explosive situation across the arab world, while the romney campaign is coping with questions about its internal management today. and whether a team that the candidate is loyal to, can now help him unseat an incumbent president. joining me for our daily fix, chris alyssa, msnbc contributor and mark halperin, senior political analyst for "time" and msnbc. welcome both. chris, 50 days to go, we've got a very close race despite, you know, some advantage for president obama in battleground states. is this the time for the romney team to be doing sort of a postmortem almost as if they've already lost this race? >> i'll give you an uncharacteristically for me short answer, no. you don't want to be talking about process and that's what this is. who likes who, the rewriting of the convention speech, the whole story in politico, great story, that whole story was what the romney team had avoided to their credit for most of this campaign. they really had worked to say we are a cohesive unit and we're not going to
Sep 18, 2012 10:00am PDT
that photographer in a frens french court today. how do you stop the internet? good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. the romney campaign is struggling today to deal with words from the candidate himself. statements made at a private fund-raiser in boca raton, florida, last may, secretly videotaped without the governor's knowledge. >> and governor romney also joked at that fund-raiser about the fact that his father was born in mexico, but not necessarily in a way that would help him win over hispanic voters. >> joining me now for our daily fix chris cizilla, and manager editor of and chuck todd white house chief correspondent and political director for nbc news and host of "the daily rundown," a lot of titles chuck, and nbc national investigative correspondent michael is cough. welcome, all. chuck, let's talk with you and chis about the politics of this. talk to michael about where we got it from huff post, mother jones, and we all getting this video tape. chuck, the political fallout initially. >> look, it's -- i mean you see that, obviously, the campaign is concerned abo
Sep 6, 2012 10:00am PDT
'm andrea mitchell on the final day of the democratic national convention. where tonight vice president joe biden is going to have a starring role introducing the president, placing biden's name in the nomination will be his son, beau. the attorney general of delaware and beau biden joins me now. welcome. >> great to be with you, andrea. >> great to be with you. tell me about the excitement for the biden family, joe biden's big speech tonight, the move. his anticipation. >> i'm excited to see my mom introduce my dad. i'm going to nominate him. shortly thereafter my mom will introduce my father. we're all ready for a big night, most importantly to make sure what the president articulates the message, why this president deserves re-election, why he's been an exceptional commander in chief. >> why was it left to bill clinton to explain the obama record better than the president or his surrogates have? >> well, look, the president is an incredible spokesperson for this administration and can articulate the message as a former president in the way you saw last night. look, everyone in this admin
Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
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Sep 12, 2012 9:00pm PDT
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Sep 13, 2012 10:00am PDT
secret outlast. >>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports," undersiege. u.s. outposts from yemen to cairo surrounded by angry protesters as outrage spread over an anti-muslim video. >> let's me state very clearly, and i hope it is obvious, that the united states government had absolutely nothing to do with this video. we absolutely reject its content and message. >> egypt's new president finally denounces the violence. but has yet to prove himself to president obama as the president explained to jose diaz-balart. >> i don't think that we would consider them an ally but we don't consider them an enemy. they're a new government trying to find its way. they were democratly elected. >> what about mitt romney? >> there's a broader lesson to be learned here, and you know, governor romney seems to have a tendency to shoot first and aim later, and as president, one of the things i've learned is you can't do that. >> after backlash from some even in his own party, romney in virginia today did not repeat his criticism of the president's handling of the crisis. >> right now we're in mournin
Sep 21, 2012 10:00am PDT
'm andrea mitchell live in new york. our new nbc news battleground map has a key shift in a crucial state. iowa has moved from toss up to lean obama president. the current electoral math means president obama would have to carry only florida from the remaining battleground states and hold on to where he is ahead to win. joining me for our daily fix, "usa today" washington bureau chief susan page and nbc senior political editor mark murray. first to you on the new battleground states, let's take a look at the map and the significance of what the president has accomplished in iowa and where he has to focus his attention. >> andrea, this actually of about three or four months ago iowa seen by the obama campaign as one of their problematic states. you've seen president obama campaign furiously, visiting the state seven times, holding 15 events there and our new nbc news/washington journal /maris poll an advantage over mitt romney, 50% to 42%. that in addition to other polling that we have actually been privy to, some of the internal polling, allowed us to move the state to lean democrat and w
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